One of the cooler videos I’ve seen in a long time.
I’ve been taking a break from the Subaru world for a little while now. After I put in a new heavy duty race clutch on my STI last year I told myself I wouldn’t be doing anything for a while to it. I’ve been thinking about what will be the next steps for my car lately. I want to do a few things to the car again. I don’t know exactly what direction I want to go with it right now so I’ve been looking around for a little inspiration. If you ask me there’s nothing better looking than a nicely built track STI with style in mind. I’m hoping to once again step my game up.
Here’s a random video I found of a couple of RWB Porsche’s doing a quick drag down the street. I love the sound of an air-cooled 6 going hard. I’m excited to see some of these in Cali before the end of this year!
The E30 project is coming along. The parts have been coming together little by little. I am pretty set on getting an “IS” lip to replace the OEM 318is lip that was missing. I decided on the standard “I” front lip for the time behind because it is dirt cheap, and I will not have to worry about it getting ripped off. As you can see even something so small really changes the look of the front end of the car. It’s really annoying to me that all the late model E30’s are missing their front lips. At $30 bucks shipped it’s a must have.
Finally the suspension is complete. I found some H&R race springs (best E30 springs made) on the R3V forums. After some research I went with some KYB’s for the rear designed for a late model Camaro. They come out to be real nice and firm on a way lighter E30. The fronts are just going to be standard new E30 KYB’s which from what I read are decent enough. I got tired of trying to find some cheap used front Bilsteins that I was just going to have to eventually rebuild for higher spring rates anyways. Once I add drop hats to the front and play with the spring pads it should be a really nice drop that will handle good also. It’ll be nice for a daily too.